mySHIFT Fall Clean-up to Occur in Conjunction with SHIFT Festival

CREDIT: David J SwiftmySHIFT Fall Clean-up to Occur in Conjunction with SHIFT Festival

All Community Members Invited to Leave Only Footprints

Jackson, WY (September 26, 2014) – SHIFT organizers announced the second annual mySHIFT, a day of cleanup around Teton County.

mySHIFT, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., is being presented by High Country Linen Service, the Jackson, WY, provider of services and products for hotels and motels, restaurants, and parties. It will occur in conjunction with the festival’s debut.

“mySHIFT is for you, Jackson,” said Mark Barron, owner of High Country Linen and Mayor of Jackson. “It will benefit our community and honor our ecosystem.”

“Last year, we were able to remove two truck loads of garbage from our National Forest and town streets,” said Mr. Barron. “Come out again this year to help clean up before the snow falls.”

Teton County non-profit organizations and businesses including Friends of Pathways, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Snow King Mountain, Teton County Parks and Recreation, Teton County Conservation District, Snake River Fund, and Rendezvous River Sports will partner with local residents on numerous clean-up projects.

Projects include clean-ups at Snow King Mountain, Flat Creek Corridor, Emily’s Pond, Garaman Pathway, Von Gontard Pathway, Curtis Canyon and the Wilson Boat Ramp.

More information on this year’s mySHIFT cleanup may be found here.

Community members are invited to meet at Town Square at 9 a.m. for Snake River Roasting coffee and Pearl Street Bagels before heading out on their chosen project.

“mySHIFT is an active extension of SHIFT’s mission: to encourage communities like ours to take care of the environment upon which their economies depend,” said Christian Beckwith, SHIFT’s director. “We commend Mr. Barron and High Country Linen for their vision and support.”

Mr. Barron welcomes participation from any businesses, non-profits and residents. “All community members are welcome,” he says. “We encourage everyone who lives here to leave only footprints.”

Those interested in joining the clean-up may contact coordinator Lauren Dickey at lauren@friendsofpathways.org or 317.797.6022.

Projects and partners include:

TC Conservation District

Flat Creek Corridor Clean Up

Friends of Pathways/ Bridger-Teton NF

Rehab of Horse Trail on Snow King Mountain

Friends of Pathways/ Bridger-Teton NF

Trailhead Clean Up: Cache Creek TC Parks and Rec

Von Gontard Pathway: garbage pick up

PAWS

Emily’s Pond: doggie clean up

JH Kayak School/Snake River Fund

Wilson Boat Ramp: clean up

Partners:

High Country Linen Service

Friends of Pathways

Bridger-Teton National Forest

Snow King Mountain

Teton County Parks and Rec

Pearl Street Bagels

JH Chamber of Commerce

JH Kayak School/Rendezvous River Sports 

Snake River Fund

Snake River Roasting Company

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